September 5, 2004

THE AL-DOURI BONUS:

70 killed during capture of 'Saddam's aide' (Waleed Ibrahim and Tom Perry, 9/05/04, IOL)

Iraqi and US forces arrested a man believed to be the most-wanted Saddam Hussein aide still on the run in a bloody raid on Sunday in which 70 of his supporters were killed and 80 captured, the government said.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 5, 2004 12:53 PM
Comments

all we have left is to find a few wmd's and capture Osama.

Posted by: neil at September 5, 2004 6:18 PM

*sigh* The Iraqis have egg on their face this morning, no doubt about it, because some of their officials went and jumped the gun. The guy is _not_ al-Douri after all:

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=535&e=1&u=/ap/20040906/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq

Dammit.

Posted by: Joe at September 6, 2004 8:06 AM

Just keep shooting and arresting.

Posted by: oj at September 6, 2004 8:17 AM
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